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Detroit light rail project receives $25M fed grant

Rail| January 20, 2011
Initial 3.4-mile, 12-station light rail line would connect downtown Detroit to Grand Boulevard in the New Center district along the region's main travel artery via Woodward Avenue.

Caltrain faces $30M budget shortfall, drastic service cuts

Rail| January 20, 2011
Cuts could be as severe as a reduction in service to 48 trains that would operate only during the weekday commute. All other service would be eliminated including: weekday service outside the commute peak, weekend service and service south of the San Jose Diridon station. The schedule also would require the suspension of service at up to seven stations.
Accessibility| January 20, 2011

California Gov. may not cut transit funds

While Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget, released last week, does not include cuts to transit, a spokesman for a San Francisco transportation and planning agency cautioned that a fuel tax swap approved last year may take $2.5 billion from transit.
Rail| January 20, 2011

NJ Transit gets final extension on ARC repayment

FTA grants third extension for agency to pay $271 million debt for the canceled rail project.
Rail| January 20, 2011

INIT to equip Utah commuter rail with IT systems

The contract calls for on-board computers, passenger information displays, driver data terminals and on-board announcements.
Rail| January 20, 2011

S.F. MTA approves $1.57B light rail funding plan

Will submit the plan as part of the FTA’s New Starts Program in February. Plan is the agency’s best means for closing the remaining $137 million funding gap for the project, which is expected to cost $1.578 billion.
Motorcoach| January 20, 2011

MCI to showcase J4500, support services at UMA Expo

The 2011 MCI J4500 features the Cummins ISX, 11.9-liter Clean Diesel engine that offers near-zero emissions and better fuel economy with an Allison B500 automatic transmission. The J4500 features wide-ride suspension, electronic stability control, a patented spiral staircase and much more.
Accessibility| January 20, 2011

Report: Traffic problems rising as economy rebounds

Key findings include a continued rise in congestion and commuter costs, and that public transportation saved travelers 785 million hours of delay, 640 million more gallons of fuel and $19 billion in congestion costs. APTA and T4 America leaders respond.
Rail| January 20, 2011

Kinkisharyo unveils hybrid streetcar in N.C.

Debuted a prototype of the ameriTRAM, a 100 percent low-floor streetcar in Charlotte on Thursday. Uses e-Brid, a propulsion technology that enables operation powered by overhead catenary or on-board lithium-ion batteries. The technology is purported to save millions of dollars in operational costs.
Accessibility| January 19, 2011

WTS Foundation appoints CEO

Marcia Ferranto also serves as President and CEO of WTS International. She will now manage the functions of the WTS Foundation in addition to WTS International, which she has led since February 2010.

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